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Google+ Explained for Business

I recently was asked to talk about how Google+ can be leveraged for business as part of the social media enablement we’re providing for our business division. It got me thinking as to where the real value lies in Google+.

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Fabian Divito on the impact of becoming a social business

The real value in social is in connecting it to business processes. So said Fabian Divito, an IBM Collaboration and Portal Specialist, speaking at the Social Business Symposium held at San Jose State University late last year. In the past

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Luis Suarez’s top tips for getting started with social networking

If you are just getting started on the exploration of how social networking tools can help you do your job better, what should you do? This is the question posed to Luis Suarez, Social Business Enablement lead and long-time social

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Get Social. Build Apps. Meet IBM Watson at Internet Week in New York

This year, Internet Week New York happens to coincide with the celebration of the IBM Centennial in June. So as part of our celebration of 100 years of innovation, we’ll be hosting an Internet Week event on June 9th from 2pm until 5:30pm at the new IBM…

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Modernize your Lotus Notes applications (webinar)

Keeping applications is a perennial problem in any IT organization. This is particularly the case for critical collaboration applications like Lotus Notes, where security, performance and feature enhancements can significantly increase business value. With…

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How Social Business relates to the Smarter Planet narrative

On a presentation today, Scott Neuman from IBM Collaborative Solutions showed how Social Business fits in with the key tenets of the Smarter Planet: Instrumented How are we getting more instrumented? As an example, smartphone shipments will outpace PCs by…

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Measuring social business ROI: results from an IBM Jam

In February this year, IBM hosted a Jam (a 72-hour online forum with participation from IBM and beyond) on the topic of Social Business. In case you’re not familiar with the term Social Business, here is definition I hear a lot in IBM corridors: 1: a…

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Silos can still exist in a ‘mature’ social business

Can social business be widely adopted yet still siloed? I believe so. Even if ‘social’ is baked into every member of the C* Suite and down, you can see a lot of social business execution…

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